Speaking skills must be at the heart of education catch-up in schools
The impact of Covid-19 school closures on children’s spoken language skills paints a stark picture, with the already persistent language gap between disadvantaged students and their peers further exacerbated across all ages.
Unlike government, education can talk its way out of crisis
Emma Hardy MP reflects on the role that oracy can play as schools navigate the disruption of Covid-19. Read more
'Skills like oracy will be even more vital after Covid'
Emma Hardy MP writes for TES on why a focus on oracy education is more important now than ever. Read more
Is it time to take speaking seriously in schools?
Emma Hardy MP writes for Politics Home on why it's now time to take speaking seriously in schools, and why leading the Oracy APPG will help to achieve this.